Verboticism: Clickpit

Clickpit

libertybelle

Created by: libertybelle

Definition: n., A wear mark, or shiny spot, which appears on a heavily used computer touch-pad, mouse or keyboard. v., To wear down or erode through repetitive clicking, tapping or poking.

Pronunciation: klick - pit

Sentence: I realized I was spending entirely too much time on-line playing those escape the room games when my 3 month old laptop had already developed a clickpit in the touch-pad.

Etymology: click -action of operating a mouse or touchpad + pit - small divot caused by repeated friction.

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Comments: Clickpit

astorey - 2008-10-17: 11:55:00
It has a satisfying sound to it. I like it.